Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy Department

Job description

The Philosophy Departments teaching and research commitments focus on ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics.

Position Summary
The Philosophy Department at the University of Denver invites applications for an adjunct position to teach an undergraduate seminar-level Metaethics course for our spring quarter.

Essential Functions
The position requires teaching and grading for one 10-week Metaethics course. Candidate should hold one office hour per week or otherwise, be available for student meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to teach a Metaethics course.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate should have the Ph.D. in philosophy or a related discipline at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have taught Metaethics before, though this is not necessary.

Work Schedule
The Metaethics course is a 10-week course, and meets online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm-1:50pm (MST). The course caps at 20 students. Our spring quarter begins on Wednesday, March 31 and ends on Thursday, June 8. Grades are due Tuesday, June 15.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 pm (MST) on March 5, 2021.

For full consideration, please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Syllabus for a Metaethics course.
  3. Letter of recommendation speaking to the candidates ability to teach this course, although not required, is strongly recommended.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Course Rate
$4,150 per course

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 493494
Posted: 2/22/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Part Time
Salary: Negotiable